March 25-May 29, 25NA
The Heralds manage to escape pursuit by Wendigo when another dragon interferes. The Red Dragon, Typhon, assaults Wendigo over territory dispute. The dragons battle covers the party's escape.
The return to Nicholas' camp goes well after that, and the group, as well as the rescued slaves, all get time to rest. Nicholas suggests that Aideen seek out his friend Samuel for advice on how to proceed in their "dragon problem". Fizzle decides to stay with Nicholas, to attempt to recover away from the judgement of the folks back home.
It is decided to allow Declan to use the remaining teleportation scroll, but he lost control of the casting, and the scroll was destroyed.
And so the long walk home begins. The trip involves taking a pair of boats across the inland sea crossing from what was once Canada to the former United States. The trip runs overland from there, and a few close calls with danger and a near miss from the hunchback and a large party of orcs follow their steps home.
Near Roanoke, the party meets Samuel, who helps them overcome a trap in a cave and tells them of the current problems: Dialb has come through the gate in the Greywinder Wood and declared war on Caer Nimir by the forces of Summer.